French art history

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This class aims to introduce foreign students living in France to a more in-depth view of the different artistic expressions of Western European culture. The approach will not be chronological, rather it will be thematic.


Targeted skills

Practical and cultural objectives: To be able to describe and interpret an artwork, to get to know the artistic movements and major artists according to the themes chosen.

Linguistic objectives: to acquire a vocabulary and structures to describe and analyse an artwork; being able to express the way one “reads” it.

Knowledge assessment methods

Session 1 ou session unique - Contrôle des connaissances

Type of teaching providedMethodTypeDuration (min)Coefficient
SUBJECT Written - supervised work120